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Nov 23, 2012 11:00am PST
. the crash involved a chp patrol car and it is tying up traffic near the embarcadero exit. christie smith has been on the scene all morning long. she joins us with the latest on the investigation. christie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is a horrible violent accident. the chp accident investigation team is on scene. we have two lanes of 101 shutdown this morning. one person is dead. a 24-year-old woman riding in the suv with her family this morning. there is debris on the roadway, including bags. the car lost a tire and that is where officers are telling us the suv started to roll. it started at 6:45 this morning with a work truck that was pulled over on the shoulder northbound 101 at the embarcadero exit. the driver trying to fix a flat tire on the truck. a chp officer in a patrol car comes up to help. they exchange words and the offic officer pulls over into front of the truck. then the gold suv lexus hit the rear of the patrol car and flipped several times. two people were ejected, including the 24-year-old, this is a family from san bruno. >> a family of six, mother and fa
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Nov 22, 2012 11:00pm PST
the crash involving more than 150 vehicles. >>> and it's a choice that has niners fans taking sides. smith or cap nick. >>> we are tracking a cold night tonight for black friday shoppers. temperatures are plummeting in the north bay with low 40s. we'll tell you who could hit 30s. no travel delays due to weather if you're picking somebody up from the airports it looks good. we'll tell you about the travel trouble spots on the roads. >> also, my nieces, cindy and mckenzie in oklahoma. happy holidays and happy thanksgiving. >>> two people are dead and dozens more are spending the day in the hospital after a massive pileup on the freeway. it happened on interstate 10 near beaumont, texas. while the traffic was cleared, it was so foggy at 8:00 this morning, drivers could not see the car or truck in front of them. up to 150 vehicles were involved in the pileup, including fedex trucks full of delivery boxes. >>> here in california, six people have died in collisions across the state. four of them were not wearing seat belts. it's a story we hear too often. stephanie chuang has the story of a pers
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Nov 23, 2012 4:30am PST
it may have started in a fireplace. christie smith is at the scene this morning gathering information. she'll have a live report for us coming up. >>> parts of san francisco's ocean beach still closed this morning thanks to a sewage leak. the barriers are still up warning people to stay off of the beach. it was closed wednesday when water started leaking out of a manhole on the beach. the public utilities commission believe the release was 90% storm water an 10% sewage. despite the smell, there were plenty of people walking on open areas of the beach yesterday. no word on when the mess will be cleaned up. >>> bay area cities are getting ready to ring in the christmas season. if you'd like to take part, come on down to downtown san jose where i'll be tonight opening the ice skating risk at the circle of palms at 5:30 tonight. like gold medalist kristi yamaguchi will be there. it's all happening in downtown san jose. the tree will be lit at 6:00 tonight. >>> and our own christina loren is going to be at san francisco's ghirardelli square this evening lighting the tree there. this is the
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Nov 23, 2012 5:00am PST
in san jose. it broke out at the kimberly woods complex on willowleaf drive. that is where christie smith joins us live with more on the captain's condition and the damage to that apartment complex. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, laura. i just spoke with the captain on scene here in san jose and he said that that firefighter will be kept overnight for observation. he said that he was hurt when falling sheetrock actually hit him, but i wanted to show you what the scene looks like here this morning. a crew is still here on fire watch. they're telling me there is concern about the stability of the building from the fire and all the water that they actually poured on it overnight. this is a three-alarm fire that displaced 18 people. a firefighter just told me when they got heres are flames were huge. they were pouring out of the building and most residents were already outside, but it damaged six units. two of them completely uninhabitable. it took them three hours to knock this down. residents in neighboring units had to evacuate while this was going on. captain ron brown ju
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Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
, the quarterback controversy has been settled. alex smith is out. jim harbaugh told smith that colin will start against the saints. smith has been out with a concussion. but reportedly, this decision has nothing to do with his help and everything to do with the second-year quarterback. he had a sizzling performance on monday night. we'll have more on the story later in the newscast. >>> coming up, the bay area man killed in action receives a special award. >> he was proud of the work he was doing. but he didn't try to use it for his own gain or advantage or anything. >> tonight, his family remembers his life-changing work in afghanistan. >>> then, the mammogram debate re-igni re-ignited. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff raineri in the weather center. we're tracking that holiday forecast. here's a start for you. temperatures going to be a lot colder tomorrow morning than we've been used to. >>> a new study is stirring debate about the study of mammograms. it says 1 million women who received mammograms over the past three decades were diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. but only a small perc
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Nov 22, 2012 4:30am PST
. this morning they're putting those finishing touches on everything there. christie smith has just arrived on scene with all those volunteers and we'll check back with her to check in and see what's happening a little later on coming up at 5:00 a.m. >>> in the meantime an oakland family is turning thanksgiving dinner into a community affair. fred morris and his family have been feeding the hungry for the last five years. morris, his mother, godmother and aunt cook and use their own money and donations from the community to prepare that dinner. they're expecting to feed about 500 people this year. >> it is people that, you know, has lost their jobs and people that has -- you know, have children. some parents say well, i didn't ever really think i would be in this line, but they're in the line now. >> we get folks from all walks of life. it's great to show love and to give the love to the community. >> the morris family will serve their thanksgiving dinner at the rain bow recreation center in oakland today at 11:00 a.m., and they're going to serve that until the food runs out. very, very nic
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Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
'm christie smith. we'll show you the preparations already under way. >> reporter: and i'm bob redell. we'll take you live to downtown san jose. you still have 30 minutes left to register for the turkey trot, which is becoming one of the largest of its kind in this country. we'll have that story coming up. >>> and it's a beautiful, clear start for the turkey trot. temperatures are much colder than yesterday morning. we're headed towards a gorgeous thanksgiving afternoon. your full forecast in just a few moments. >>> let's take a live look outside. beautiful bay bridge in san francisco. happy thanksgiving to you. thanks for getting up early on this november 22nd. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning once again. thanks for joining us. 5:30. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm jon kelley. thank you very much for sharing part of your thanksgiving holiday with us. hundreds of volunteers hard at work at san francisco's glide memorial church. they're there making sure thousands of homeless people have a warm meal for thanksgiving. today in the bay's christie smith joins us live from glid
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Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
memorial church in san francisco. year after year they do it, it's wonderful. that's where christie smith joins us live with a look at all that work to make sure no one goes hungry this holiday. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, laura. happy thanksgiving. you know, the timing is perfect because the volunteers just walked in within the last minute or two. before this the room was basically empty except for some vegetables and some food that was set up this morning. but i want to step aside so you can see them all set up. some of these folks have been coming here year after year after year. they come to the same exact spot to cut meat. what's happening is that the food was actually prepared before. these are cooked hams, cooked turkeys. they're going to carve them up and be serving them to the clients here at glide memorial church sometime around 9:00 this morning. first they're going to have a breakfast. but here with me this morning is jean cooper. good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: how do you put this on? you're going to be serving at least 5,000 people. >> well, w
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Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
smith monday night and the nfl noticed. that's next. >>> is there a doctor onboard? not something you want to hear at 30,000 feet. >> what are the chances you're going to need a doctor and how often do medical emergencies happen in the air? the investigative reporter says it does happen, frequently. in fact, every day. shea talked to the airlines about it or did try. >> reporter: we tried, jessica, but the airlines won't talk about it on camera and they aren't required to report in-flight medical emergencies. the faa does require airline attendants know how to administer cpr. medical kits and a defibrillator must be onboard. still, no one knows exactly how often passengers need that help. >> ladies and gentlemen, we have a medical emergency. >> reporter: it's something many travelers fear. >> it's a scary thing to 0 think each and every one of us is at risk. >> reporter: this woman's mother needed medical attention on a plane. >> we never expected her to die. she was on a trip. she was supposed to come home the next week. >> reporter: just minutes after the flight took off in phoenix,
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Nov 23, 2012 6:00am PST
in the hospital this morning. the damage was done at the apartment complex on willowleaf road. christie smith joins us with the latest on the fire captain's condition. good morning, christie ir. >> reporter: good morning to you. i finally spoke with a fire captain on scene. he said a chance to speak to that injured firefighter and he's still in good spirits, still feeling some pain, though. he was injured when a section of ceiling collapsed on him and he was actually trapped under that for just a little while. there is still a crew here on fire watch this morning. there was some concern still about the stability of the burned building. it was burned so badly and they sprayed so much water on it, that's where the concern is coming from. it started around 8:30 last night at this townhome complex on willowleaf drive. it took about three hours for firefighters to knock the flames down. when they arrived, they say flames were pouring through the roof and spreading through the attic. 18 people displaced, six units damaged but everyone made it out okay as far as the residents go. but a captain told
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Nov 21, 2012 4:30am PST
around the bay area airports. christy smith made it through all the crowds to get to sfo. how's it looking out there, christy? >> reporter: good morning, jon. right now would be a good time to come to sfo if you are coming down today. there's not much in the way of crowds. i think the most difficult thing we face is the roads, trying to get here in the very heavy rain we faced on highway 101 coming south. it looks like from the people inside a lot of travelers decided to get here really extra early this morning to try to beat the crowds that will be here a little bit later this morning. there are travelers actually sleeping in various pockets of the airport this morning, ready to get away for the thanksgiving holiday. sfo expecting a record number of travelers. more than 1.2 million travelers passing through here between the friday and the monday. i spoke with one woman from loren and she was sitting with others who said she was getting here much more early. >> i am going to los angeles to be with my family. i decided to be here early knowing there's going to be so many people
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Nov 21, 2012 11:00am PST
's go to christie smith at sfo where many people spent the night. how are things going over there? >> reporter: good morning, marla. the sunshine was the best thing that travelers could hope for. when we got here overnight, it was dumping at sfo. since then, it stopped. there was a threat of a rain delay for some flights. we haven't seen that happen. we have seen crowds come and go. some coming so early they had a chance to get some sleep. they didn't have turkey yet, but the sleepy effects of the holiday hit early. travelers arrive three hours early just to beat the rush. >> i'm going los angeles to be with my family and i decided to be here early knowing there will be so many people here. i would rather be early and expecting a lot of people. >> reporter: jill johnson and family packed their electronics to try to pass the time. the family is headed on a long flight to belize. >> just hoping not everyone was here when i was here. i hope the lines are shorter than what they normally are. >> reporter: security lines swelled at times and snaking around terminal two. just what the ea
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Nov 28, 2012 11:00am PST
-to-wall coverage. barbara dell is at the windiest spot. the summit on highway 19. and christie smith, live at the bay bridge toll plaza, talking to frustrated drivers and checking on those flight delays but the woman of the hour, cristina loren is here in san jose outside the studio, with what happened and what is still to come, good morning, christina. >> hey, good morning to you, marla. we recontrolled roles, if you were on the summit earlier today and now, i'm live in san jose. san jose, you have not even felt the brunt of this storm. that is the case along the peninsula. it looks like the north face has been slammed the hardest. but what i can tell you about these shower, they are definitely steady and we're also getting very steady wind gusts from time to time making it hard to hold on to the umbrella. let's talk about where the showers are currently position and what's to come. right now, the front is primarily draped over the east bay and extends all the way southward to the santa cruz mountainses. i want to talk about some of the substantial wind gusts so far. as you may well know,
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Nov 28, 2012 5:00am PST
miles an hour. even more, could catch drivers out there a little bit off guard. christy smith with a look at the weather conditions. >> reporter: good morning to you. we have had just a couple of sprinkles in the east bay. daily city, it was starting to sprinkle there, but nothing significant. we're right by the bay bridge toll plaza. normally when it's raining, you see the puddles. drivers going right through it. i think someone said it earlier, if you could leave now, we could certainly feel it in the air this morning. the wind advisory signs are not lit up yet, but you can feel the pull, at least on the san francisco side of the bridge. i spoke with the chp this morning and they're waiting for the weather to move in. they expect those advisory signs to go up very soon. they're showing it's not real science how they do this. chp officers let them know when it gets really windy on the bridges. the officers i spoke with, if it can blow your hard hat off, go ahead and light up those signs. i wanted to show you before we go. these are the american flags out here by the plaza. yo
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
. and that could change -- delays could get longer as the day goes on. reporting live at fso, christy smith, "today in the bay." >>> an overnight explosion on a bus in downtown tel aviv sending several people to the hospital. right now, threatening to derail an already shaky cease-fire between israel and hamas. "today in the bay's" live in the newsroom with details. >> that bus blast in israel just latest scene of violence between the israelis and hamas. we can show you the aftermath. the window's completely blown out and chaos in the streets of tel aviv where the explosion happened. right near the nation's military headquarters. almost 20 people were hurt. 2 seriously. no one has outright claimed responsibility for the blast. but officials report cheering and praise could be heard in gaza where blasts like this -- we want you to hear this, what's happening overnight, common place. [ shelling ] hard to believe this is really happening while we are asleep. overnight, israeli rocket firepower pounding gaza with at least 30 strikes overnight, proving anything but a cease-fire has been reached. the wor
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Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
, christina is watching the forecast. we start with christy smith live at sfo. a lot of people have been sleeping there overnight trying to catch their morning flight. >> reporter: sleeping, watching movies. trying to pass the time. people starting to double park here at the curbside drop-off. security lines getting much longer inside. frustrating delays here yesterday. i just spoke with the manager and he tells me so far, so good this morning. they're on time but many travelers just said, you know what, i'm not taking any chances. they got here early enough to sleep in the terminal as the security gates opened this morning. terminal 2 is the busy place with virgin america having several early flights this morning. this year, sfo expecting a record passenger rate. that was enough to get travelers up and out. i spoke with one woman who arrived three hours early just for a short hop to l.a. >> to be with my family. i'm excited to be here early, knowing there's so many people here. so i'd rather be early. expecting a lot of people. >> reporter: so i just checked the arrival and departure bo
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Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
that forecast. christy smith and marla taes are tracking that. >> good morning to you, john. we're starting to get some on and off sprinkl this morning. it does feel like the wind is picking up at the bay bridge toll plaza. let me step aside so you can see what the traffic has done. too early for those big pools of standing water in the roadway. we drove the bridge this morning a little earlier when it was windy. more so on the san francisco side. enough to grab the steering wheel tight. winds expected to blow up to 50 miles an hour. you may not see the wind advisory just yet but i just got off the phone with the chp and they're telling me maybe soon. among the busy ones today, the bay bridge truck drivers. he says, in his opinion, one of the morning starts this way, in his opinion, the evening commute ends up much smoother because people slow down and make those necessary changes. the american flag, still wind moving very briskly. reporting live at the bay bridge toll plaza, christy smith, "today in the bay." >>> crews are hoping a hillside that collapsed will hold up in the co
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Nov 23, 2012 5:00pm PST
jim harbaugh isn't saying whether he'll start alex smith or colin kaepernick, and has not confided with either player about his decision. he does acknowledge smith is close to being cleared to play after suffering a concussion two weeks ago. and he adds there is no benefit to releasing his choice in the final days before a big nfc matchup. >>> professional hockey still iced out. the national hockey league announced today that all regular season games have been canceled through december 14th, including at the shark tank. the nhl says it's because the players association still does not have a new collective bargaining agreement. the league also canceled the all-star weekend scheduled for january 26th. >>> if you're going to head out shop organize go to christmas in the park, it's a great day to do it. let's check in with chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. >> it was kind of mild out here for this time of the year. as the radar turns around, we're currently finding dry conditions across the north bay, east bay, also the south bay. if you're getting in the car heading anywhere, take it s
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Nov 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
tomorrow for the 49ers, c kaepernick or smith. >>> coming up, a ground breaking liver cancer treatment close to approval and bay area researchers are leading the way. >>> a team of scientists led by bay area doctors are studying a new use of the smallpox vaccine that may prolong the life of people with untreatable liver cancer. it involves injecting genetically engineered smol smallpox vaccine directly into their tumors. it alerts the immune system to attack only the cancerous cells. if it's approved it would be one of only two options available for people with liver cancer who have stopped responding to chemo and raid aegs asian. the treatment is in clinical trials at 47 sites worldwide including stanford. >>> and we want to thank you for watching "nbc bay area news tonight at 5:00." we have more news coming up at 6:00. of course, next is "nightly news at 5:30" and we will see you back here in half hour. >>> on this saturday night, cashing in. millions go in search of must have deals. the big stores are packed but a lot of folks are thinking small tonight, including the leader of the
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Nov 27, 2012 4:00am PST
with murdering two teenagers who broke into his house thanksgiving day. byron david smith has admitted to shooting them more times than needed. >>> former space shuttle commander scott kelly and russian cosmonaut mikhail kornienko will spend an entire year aboard the international space station beginning 2015. their mission will be to produce medical information about long space flights, like a trip to mars. >>> and a rare photograph of the iceberg suspected of sinking the titanic in 1912 will be auctioned off next month. the photo taken two days before the sinking is similar to sketches made by titanic crew members. it could sell for up to $10,000. >>> now for a tuesday morning check on wall street, the dow closed at 12,967 after falling 42 points yesterday. the s&p lost two but the nasdaq gained nine. >>> in overseas trading this morning, the nikkei added 34 points but in hong kong the hang seng was down 17. >>> well, cyber monday figures are still being tallied, but according to at least one estimate, online sales were up 26% just by noon yesterday. all of that wheeling and dealing
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Nov 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
stone on tape. these tapes were recorded by a record executive named joe smith who once ran warner records while working on a book in the '80s, he conducted over 200 hours of interviews on tape. as you'll hear from the stars, they helped fill in some blank spots in modern music history. ♪ >> for starters, we get to hear ray charles explain why he can never sing the same song the same way twice. especially when people want to hear it exactly the way it is on the record. >> i sing, i can't stop loving you, true. i sing georgia, true. ain't no way i can sing georgia the same way -- >> a lot of the newly released independent views have to do with the stones and the beatles. mick jagger speaks candidly about the competition between the two. >> i think it's very competitive. it's a very competitive business. >> paul mccartney says the two bands actually got along in a sweet way. then goes on to talk about the fab four. mccartney who admits to a strong sense of commercialism gives a candid assessment of his mates. saying john and ringo had natural wit. george had seriousness. and abilit
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Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
regarding who he plans to start as quarterback. alex smith should be medically cleared to play, but he didn't want to announce who will start. it doesn't do the team or organization do any good to let everybody know his plan. he said reporting this week that he had told smith that he would get the start were not true. >> raiders running back darren mcfadden will miss the third straight game. seymore will miss the game in cincinnati where the raiders will try to snap their three-game losing streak. san jose state is on track for the first bowl appearance since 2006. he could end up from the hawaii bowl to the military bowl. they are going for the first 10-win season since 1987 tonight against louisiana tech. kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. the game will be televised on espn 2. meanwhile how other top 25 teams play will determine where they end up. today they will be in the north and again the ucla will play next week in the championship game. if they do that, they can get a trip to the rose bowl. the hotline said other options are alamo, fiesta, sun, or holiday bowls. yesterday was not just black fr
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Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
a lot to talk about. everyone has an opinion on the quarterback situation. they believe that alex smith should reclaim his job next sunday. now that could be a tough move to make. it looks like the quarterback controversy is back to square one. >> alex smith is our starting quarterback. he had not done anything to lose that job. in fact he's playing at a high level. also he started games and played very well in those games. this season's quarterback position has been shared. at the end of the season you look back and say it was shared. so i think the thing that is best for us is we have two good guys. >>> well, bad news for kyle williams. he will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn acl yesterday in new orleans. his injury openeds the door for the first round pick aj jenkins to finally get playing time. over on the other side, the raiders. there is good news. he is expected to return after missing three games with a high ankle sprain. silver and black, they can get right to work immediately. it would be greatly appreciated. oakland was on the wrong end of another blow out.
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Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
each of these will come in. >>> and we're in the comcast sports net studio. alden smith has a chip on his shoulder. literally. plus, a familiar figure emerges, and he wants to lead the cal bears back to bowl game glory. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> it's pretty interesting. it's part clock and part mechanical marvel. it made its debut in san jose today. >> it will make your jaw drop. scott gives you the first look. >> if technology could ever merge with poetry, you might get something like this. the climate clock, a big machine with a big agenda. >> this
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Nov 26, 2012 4:30am PST
if kaepernick or alex smith would start next sunday's game in st. louis. instead he said his staff would look at the game tape and then decide. >>> and meantime to college football where san jose state is now ranked 25th in the bcs standings. it's the spartans first-ever appearance on the list since the bcs rankings started back in 1998. this is also the team's first national ranking since 1990. san jose state is 10-2 after beating louisiana tech on saturday. head coach mike mcintyre says his team is looking forward to a bowl game. >> it's been a whole process. our coaching staff, our administration has really bought into building a program, not a team, and that's what you see has built. now that we have 85 scholarships, it's really helped us be able to compete week in, week out at a national level. that's what we're going to keep doing. it's been a lot of fun and we're looking forward to our bowl game coming up. >> mcintyre really helping to build up that team. he's in fact a semifinalist for the 2011 maxwell club college coach of the year award. >>> in the meantime the stanford cardinal are
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Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
and the present. everybody, that is, except -- >> alex smith is our starting quarterback. he has not done anything to lose that job. in fact, he's playing at a very high level. also, colin kaepernick, you can't categorize him as a backup quarterback. who is going to start at quarterback this week, my experience has been, both guys were struggling, myself and somebody else, we're struggling at the time, who is struggling less? you know? we'll start them this week. this is a unique situation to my own experience because both played extremely well. >> all right. no controversy here. just bad news. wide receiver, kyle williams, done for the season. he tore his acl yesterday in the win over the saints. kendall hunter hurt his ankle on the very same play. no word on the severity of hunter's injury. >>> college hoops. san jose state at allen fieldhouse, taking on kansas. the jayhawks led by 23 in the second half. here comes san jose state. james kinney a drain from three. it's a seven-point game late. in the final minute, on the defensive. he had a triple-double, including 12 blocks. kansas hangs on to w
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Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
nicole smith's little girl is modeling for the clothing brand guess just like her mother did. we'll have more on that story. >>> we're also going to tell you about a recent health scare for oprah winfrey. >> we want to begin with cyber monday, big success. diana alvear is live from phoenix at the amazon.com fulfillment center. good morning to you. >> reporter: lots of happy faces on the floor this morning. now that it's clear the consumers were out in full force, shopping with their laptops, their devices, turning amaz amazon.com into their top online destination. whether you were shopping from home or on the go, cyber monday seems to have been a monster success. >> we should see somewhere around $1.5 billion of spending by consumers online. >> reporter: game-changer this year, smartphones, tablets and other devices. ibm's research estimates the number of shoppers using mobile devices on cyber monday grew more than 20% over last year. that very convenience could cost brick and mortar retailers. it's called showrooming. consumers look at products they want, perhaps even test them out, all
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Nov 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
your advisory board? >> yes. >> so sheriff smith has called for some government accountability. he's a san jose businessman with a financial resume showing more than $10 million owed to the federal government, the state of california, and dozens of bay area business partners. now many are calling for even more accountability. >> i could have stayed home today, but i want to do -- excuse me. i want to do my part to make sure he's brought to justice. >> somebody's got to investigate it. somebody's got to do something. >> he doesn't deserve to be out in the streets. >> we have learned the california department of corporations and the department of motor vehicles have turned over their files to the santa clara county district attorney for possible charges. on the phone, ron says he doesn't want to comment on our investigation. we do intend to talk with you about all that missing money before your next bankruptcy hearing. raj. >> okay, tony. thank you. a tipline now is a great way to contact us, tony, or anyone else in our investigative unit. you see the number here. 888-996-tips or sen
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Nov 22, 2012 8:30pm PST
in need. as nbc bay area kristi smith showed us, volunteers say they feel just as thankful as the guests they serve. >> reporter: by 6:00 the lines were moving. daniel carving up the ham for the seventh year in a row for one reason. >> the satisfaction and ability to help people. >> reporter: even after 30 years the reverend here sees a long future serving warm holiday meals. >> as long as i k.they will have to take me out on a stretcher. i'm going to be here as long as i can. i really can. >> reporter: outside the lynx were line. williams said he's seeing more young people and seniors. some of the volunteers come back year after year as their own thanksgiving tradition. for others this is their first time out and they come for very personal reasons. >> i went through a hard year myself. i lost my job, came very close to homelessness myself. i could very easily have been out there, you know, standing in line. >> reporter: inside a real sense of relief, planning that started way back in august, finally hot and ready, the food mostly donated. they serve year round but the holiday is specia
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Nov 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
quarterback is going to start for the 49ers this weekend when they face the saints. alex smith or colin kaepernick? we'll tell you one guy who may have let the cat out of the bag and find out if coach is still dodging the tough question. >>> enjoy the weather now, because changes are on the way. let's check in with chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. >> at least another day or so of milder weather before we start to get some rainfall back across the bay area. right now, doppler radar showing dry conditions in santa rosa, san francisco, down to san jose. we are storm free. some of these drier winds we had filter in today produced near record setting heat. 73 in south san jose. that was one of the warmest. cupertino 71 and east san jose at 70. numbers are dropping and quickly. up in the north day, 51 in napa. down here towards sunnyvale, 55. let's take you outside and the bay bridge approach is slammed and busy. christmas in the park in san jose, marla is out here for that tree lighting ceremony tonight. a lot of action happening no matter where you are across the bay area. if you are doing
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Nov 28, 2012 2:05am PST
a hit on nbc besides us. >> crazy. >> that's supposed to be funny. >>> so anna nicole smith's daughter is now 6 years old. . annie lynn. >> i can't believe she's 6. >> they didn't know who the daddy was, all of that. she's now the newest face of guess kids. her mom was a famous guess model. the campaign kicks off in january. the father is photographer larry burkhead. i think this is just to be a tribute to her mom, but we'll see. >> anyway, so she's been modeling a little bit, so we'll take a look. ♪ >> cute. >> adorable. oh, she's got her mom's smile. wow, she has her mom's smile. >> she does. >> it's almost uncanny, she's adorable. >> anyway by wish that little girl well. >>> speaking of interesting models, this is an unlikely model. a chinese grandfather, he's 72 years old. i guess his granddaughter started a clothing line and while she was having friends over, he decided he was going to try on a jacket, it looked good, everyone laughed. he put on another one. ultimately he's the face of her clothing line. let's see how grandpa looks. >> that's grandpa? >> are you kidding? >> i wi
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Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
to her. >> fantastic. >>> good morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. we have christie smith at the scene of a major crash that killed one and injured five others. how did it happen? >> reporter: i heard from the chp a horrible accident on the 101. a person is dead and several critical. here's what we know. it started were a truck disabled on the northbound and driver trying to change a tire. the chp pulled up on the shoulder and an suv hit the patrol car. the officer injured. non-life threatening. the suv rolls over and lands on the ramp. six people inside. two evicthejected and one died. two minor injuries. they are saying alcohol is not suspected in this. three of the four lanes are blocked at the oregon expressway at least until 1:00 this afternoon. a horrible scene out here this morning. that's the latest from here. reporting in palo alto, christie smith. back to you. >> it will be a mess there for some time. another local news update is coming up in half an hour. we hope to see you then. [ maraca shaking ] ♪ ♪ oh dole-dole-dole ♪ it is a juice for the soul ♪ you can't go wro
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Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
not say if kaepernick or alex smith would start next sunday's game in st. louis. instead, he said his staff would look at the game tape and then decide. >>> to college football now where san jose state is now ranked 25th in the bcs standings. it is the spartans first-ever appearance on the list since the bcs rankings began in 1998. this is also the team's first national ranking since 1990. san jose state is 10-2 after beating louisiana tech on saturday. >>> meanwhile, the stanford cardinal are gearing up for the pac-12 championship. it is a rematch of saturday's game against ucla. the cardinal won that one 35-17. the pac-12 championship is friday night at 5:00 at stanford. >>> 5:50 in the morning right now. coming up, a lot more ahead. including details of this plane crash from a couple in northern california. how they miraculously walked away from it. >>> and we'll have the latest on cyber monday deals as well all ahead in business news. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thi
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Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
, coach jim harbaugh would not say if kaepernick or alex smith would start next sunday's game in st. louis. instead, he said his staff would look at the game tape and then decide. a lot of controversy about that. >>> well, san francisco known for its fog. the fog is all over the bay area, not just in san francisco today, but we are taking a look at the forecast. definitely need to make sure that you use your low beams when you head out the door today. >> that's right, because it can sneak up on you. we want to check the forecast now with meteorologist christina loren. >> can you hear me now? can you hear me now? there we go. >> loud and clear. >> thanks for stretching, though, that was very kind of both of you. good morning to you. we have less than a quarter of a mile of visibility in parts of the bay area from santa rosa to napa, you're going to find some thick pockets of fog. even san jose starting to drop off. this is very, very dangerous fog. if you don't know what you're getting into before you head out that front door, whenever we see 10 to 15-car pileups, it's due to reduced visibi
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Nov 27, 2012 5:00am PST
will stand trial. henry albert smith is accused of killing the officer during a chase last november. if convicted, he could face the death penalty. >>> rescuers ending their search for a teenager this morning, the last of a family of three still missing after being swept out to sea on the northern california coast. the 16-year-old boy jumped into the water trying to save his dog from that high surf over the weekend. the boy's father and mother went in after them. his sister stayed onshore and called 911. search crews recovered both parents' bodies. the boy is still missing. the dog is safe. >>> happening now, demonstrators gathering in cairo to protest egypt's new president. overnight protesters fought with riot police in tahrir square angry with mohamed morsi's decree granting himself more power. it includes a statement that his decisions cannot be overruled by the court. protesters say morsi is leading them into another dictatorship. president morsi has said the powers are temporary. >>> 5:09 right now. meteorologist christina loren has been very busy this morning bracing us all f
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Nov 23, 2012 12:35am PST
's going on. this is little billy smith. he weighed 185 as a freshman. this year, he's 615. bench pressing 1,000 pounds. nobody mentions the fact the kid grew a tail over the summer. [ laughter ] his urine's worth $300,000 an ounce. >> when barry bonds gains 40 pounds in his forehead, it's a red flag. >> jimmy: yeah, that's when you go, "wait, that's a problem." who do you think is going to go all the way? do you want to make predictions? >> i would like to say the patriots. i'm from boston, right? [ cheers and applause ] >> and i'm a giants fan, so ha-ha-ha. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. so, giants/patriots? >> i mean, stephen hawking could burn that secondary, you know? >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. >> oh, yeah. >> jimmy: speaking of -- wait, wait. >> that's our show, by the way. >> jimmy: but, wait. so were you saying giants/patriots super bowl? >> i hope not. >> i mean, giants/patriots, that was last year. and i'm a giant fan. it was great. we won. the second time, brady, the mr. pretty boy, gisele bundchen. >> don't start. >> yeah. >> eli manning. >> jimmy: bundchen. >> gisele bundchen. >> jimmy: th
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Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
-old reagan smith is much more than a rising star. diana alviar will tell us reagan is also a survivor. >> reporter: when reagan smith sings -- ♪ i wanna no when >> reporter: the questions come from the heart. >> like how long i'd have this disease because i still have it. i'm just in like temporary remission. >> reporter: in first grade, reagan began to bruise and cuts refused to heal. tests raised more questions. >> i can remember sitting in the car in the driveway and said how much do you know about blood diseases? she had an autoimmune disorder, her body was attacking her platelets. >> you need your platelets to protect you against bleeding. you'll bump yourself, you'll bruise. >> reagan's case was worse than most. medicine and chemotherapy didn't work, so doctors decided to take out her spleen. having itp meant having to give up the things she loved most, riding horses, playing volleyball, even jumping on the trampoline in her own backyard. >> i kind of felt like, you know, known as the sick kid. but her parents were determined not to let her illness define her. >> so we said no
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Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
a child every 45 minutes. >> that's dr. gary smith, just out with this landmark study in the journal of pediatrics, for the first time looking at bounce house injuries nationwide over the last two decades. >> between 2008 and 2010, there was a doubling of injuries. the curve looks like this. >> it happened to little cassie stapleton. did you think your daughter could be hurt in a bouncy house? >> never, never. >> she was coming down the slide, when she fell, breaking her arm in two places. we're all guilty of it, you turn your back, think the kids are safe. >> absolutely. even the floor is soft. you think nothing can happen to them, but that's not the case. >> reporter: according to the study, sprains and fractures, some to the head and neck. 43% caused by falls, most inside the bounce house, with some kids bouncing out of it. 16% of injuries caused by other kids, collisions and rough-housing. what should parents do? >> consider limiting the use of kids 6 years and older. >> make sure the kids playing inside are all around the same age. a 7 1/2 year old shouldn't be in there with 3 1
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Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
at the bay bridge, i'm christy smith. >> right now, let's check back in with meteorologist christina loren. what's the weather outlook? >> we're expecting the worst of it between 8:00 and 10:00. we'll tart to see the showers held up slightly around the 11:00 hour. that's your sustained speed. in san jose, we've got 25-mile-per-hour winds. and gusts up to 40 to 50 miles per hour from time to type. the heaviest band of moisture pushing on shore. san jose still relatively dry. once that rain starts, we're in this wet pattern all the way through the beginning of monday. let's check on your drive with mike. >> here's the san mateo bridge. a little farther south than the bay bridge. soupy conditions coming over into that midst and the drizzle and the rain. look at the peninsula side. 101, slow through san mateo. the green shows you wet conditions. blue is ponding and puddling. all along highway 101 as well. the entire area of the peninsula. in the south bay, it's kind of ringing the freeway. really bogging down. >> we'll be back in half an hour with the latest in our storm watch coverage. send y
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